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MSNBC
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
the ballot. it's one thing if you're talking about the school board race or city council race. when you're talking about the top of the ballot, the presidency, then the idea that there's a dilution of american citizens voting for the american president is only because we have this archaic system of the electoral college, right, which changes state by state, the value of your vote. the real issue is students in swing votes. >> i would say local elections bh matter because i know i voted in local elections when i was in school. i know many people who get to know they certainly campaign on college campuses and tack about what they're going to do for the local community. this is an issue that we see time and time again. it's about people feeling students do not belong but students are a huge asset for the ways i just mentioned and, above all in new hampshire, the state speaker of the house was talking about the fact that the student population there does not belong and that they were going to pay -- not pay taxes and that they were going to help take people who lived in the state of new
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 10:00am EDT
, they actually count incarcerated bodies, not in the city, milwaukee or the places they are fro. they count them where they are incarcerated. >> rural, white communities. >> it always feels like that 3/5 rule that these folks don't have the right to vote but their bodies get counted for aportionment. >> exactly. they still get taxed. i do think this is a future for some of you lawyers here, supreme court case. do you have a right to disenfranchise people forever and continue to tax them, continue to ignore benefits to prison communities and take them away from the cities from where these prisoners are drawn and are going to be sent back to. if you are in jail in northern wisconsin, you are coming back to milwaukee. >> when you look at crime and punishment, there are post-conviction restrictions after you get out of jail that relate to public safety. if you were a repeat offender on a certain property, there can be an individualized assessment that you are restricted to going there or get preapproval to going there. on an individual basis, that makes some sense. the notion we are going
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2012 10:00am EDT
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